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Snick Pass: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Snick Pass in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Snick Pass

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14117

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Narrow pass between the Douglas and LeMay Ranges, leading from Grotto Glacier to purcell Snowfield in central Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos obtained by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. The name given by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) is descriptive, a snick being a small cut or incision.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Snick Pass in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Snick Pass should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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